28 Apr, 2018
NEW research has found that the average green-fingered adult spends almost five more hours a week working out, compared to non-gardeners.
25 Aug, 2018
GARDEN designer Mark Lane's life changed course 15 years ago, when a car crash left him needing to use a wheelchair.
26 May, 2018
IF YOU'VE never been too good at taking pictures of your beautiful blooms to share on Instagram, flower photographer Rosie Nixon offers some tips to help you brush up on your skills.
11 Aug, 2018
:: Add organic matter before you plant: Use well-rotted manure, but if you can't get that, use compost, digging it into the soil the previous autumn or in early spring, to give it plenty of time to br...
30 May, 2015
WHEREVER you are in this part of Ireland, you’re never more than a few streets or fields away from a superb secret garden.
16 Jul, 2016
:: Take cuttings of new shoots of camellias, rooting them in a gritty compost in a covered propagator.
06 May, 2017
IN THE 1984 spoof documentary This is Spinal Tap, band members David St Hubbins and Nigel Tufnel recall how their first drummer died in a “bizarre gardening accident”.
09 Sep, 2017
WHILE everything else in the garden is fading, the blousy blooms of dahlias are still going strong.
02 Jun, 2018
HAY fever season is upon us – here are some tips for how gardeners can help the hay-fever sufferers in their family by reducing the allergen triggers which set off the symptoms: 1.
07 Jul, 2018
ANYONE who wants to add colour and scent from the garden to their indoor pot pourri should be harvesting their lavender now.